Mining Group Gold, Third Editon: How to Cash in on the Collaborative Brain Power of a Team for Innovation and Results

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Building and maintaining a strong and effective team

If two heads are better than one, how about a team of heads? An effective team can be more innovative than an individual. But how do you get there? Building and managing a strong, productive team is difficult and the Mining Group Gold gives you the proven tools, techniques and processes that you must use and practice al all levels of your organization to build and maintain a strong ...

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Mining Group Gold, Third Edition: How to Cash in on the Collaborative Brain Power of a Team for Innovation and Results

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Overview

Building and maintaining a strong and effective team

If two heads are better than one, how about a team of heads? An effective team can be more innovative than an individual. But how do you get there? Building and managing a strong, productive team is difficult and the Mining Group Gold gives you the proven tools, techniques and processes that you must use and practice al all levels of your organization to build and maintain a strong collaborative team.

Based on 30 years of work on teams and organizational development this updated classical guide shows you how to set clear goals and desired outcomes and how to plan efficient and effective meetings. It's also been updated to include the latest research and cutting-edge technology.

The Mining Group Gold features:

  • Clear, concise direction for getting the most out of a team's potential
  • Effective, practical tips for productive team meetings
  • Proven ways to foster collaboration and innovation-crucial skills for any company

Based on practical advice rather than fluff or theory, the Mining Group Gold is the essential guide to building and maintaining a strong team.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071740623
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/11/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 653,019
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Author

Tom Kayser is the President of Kayser Associates, Inc, a Human-Resources consulting firm. He retired from the Xerox Corporation after 30 years of service and now consults for Firestone, among others. He is an expert in organizational behavior and change, group facilitation, team-building design & facilitation, and executive coaching and speaks at many universities and professional organizations.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Barbara L. Koontz Koontz, Barbara L.

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I Establishing the Foundation to Mine Group Gold 1

Chapter 1 The Discovery: A Brief History of Mining Group Gold 3

Chapter 2 When You Neglect the Gold Mine: High Costs, Little Gold 15

Chapter 3 The Key to Unlocking the Gold Mine: The Manager as Facilitative Leader 27

Chapter 4 A Map of the Gold Mine: Your Pathways to Innovation and Results 39

Part II Planning Requirements to Mine Group Gold 53

Chapter 5 Planning the Structure of a Session to Mine Group Gold: Six steps to Success 55

Chapter 6 Planning the Process of a Session to Mine Group Gold: Three Phases to Success 89

Part III Facilitating Techniques to Mine Group Gold 119

Chapter 7 Practicing Interpersonal Excellence: Sharing Communication Behaviors within the Gold Mine 121

Chapter 8 Facilitating Group Collaboration: Mining the Collective Wisdom of the Gold Mine 143

Chapter 9 Facilitating Disruption, Differences, and Confusion: Keeping the Gold Mine Productive in the Face of Obstacles 165

Chapter 10 Facilitating Feelings: Keeping the Gold Mine Productive in the Face of Emotions 185

Chapter 11 Facilitating Virtual Teams: Cashing In on Collaborative Brainpower When Apart 209

Part IV Analyzing the Dynamics of a Group Session 225

Chapter 12 "Let's Have a Team-Building Session": A Mining Group Gold Integrative Case Study to Wrap Up Your Learning 227

Index 243

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